Stephen Cooper has taken a close interest in online security since his thesis on internet encryption in the early 90s. He believes that technology should serve the needs of people and so writing about protection from snoopers and hackers is his ideal niche. After working as an IT consultant across Europe and the USA, he has become adept at explaining complicated technology in everyday terms. He is a people person with an interest in technology.
The Internet Protocol now dominates LAN management systems and messaging over the internet. The design of the protocol introduced new thinking into communications systems design. Unlike proprietary systems, the Internet Protocol is designed to work in situations where there is no overall control of the network path. Issues like ‘packet loss’ take on much more […]